The Standards Game

Archive for December 2009

 

Brussels Sprouts: Food or Weapon?

On the last work day of the year, I thought I’d write a non-work, non-standards related post. I really like Brussels sprouts.  Even as a child, I enjoyed the little cabbages, peeling the leaves off one at time to eat them slowly.  This year I discovered some wonderful produce stands in Half Moon Bay CA […]

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The 9th Commandment for Effective Standards

I’m nearing the end of my series, “The 10 Commandments for Effective Standards”. Here is the 9th installment. It looks at how the standardization process can be accelerated and how standards can have a better chance of being adopted by industry. The 9th Commandment for Effective Standards is: Start With Donations, Not From Scratch. In […]

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IEEE-SA Corporate Standards: New Membership Model

I like the new model for IEEE-SA corporate membership. I like it so much that I was one of the first to sign up, enrolling Synopsys for an advanced membership. As an advanced member, Synopsys employees can participate in an unlimited number of corporate (entity-based) standards projects without paying additional project fees. We’re saving money, […]

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